Artsy, cosy or festive, the rooftop terraces of Provence are magical locations that set the stage for unforgettable evenings. In Saint-Tropez, Marseille, La Seyne-sur-Mer and Avignon, find out about our top 5 rooftops for going out in Provence!
Make a Toast With A View
When the Saint-Tropez sun is going down, head up to the rooftop of the Hotel de Paris. From the cutting-edge and elegant design of the fourth-floor Toits Lounge, enjoy a panoramic view over the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, watching the lights of the town illuminate one by one. In summer, dip your toes into the heated swimming pool’s turquoise water. Want an aperitif? Let yourself be tempted by the subtle and refined cocktails of the Toits Lounge Bar. If you are looking for the real thing, go for the Signature Cocktail, the Hotel de Paris’s secret! Whether on a date or with friends, you’ll enjoy a night out of la dolce vita and celebration.
Hôtel de Paris
1, traverse de la Gendarmerie, 83990 Saint-Tropez
+33 (0)4 83 09 60 00
On a Marseille Rooftop
Summer is in full swing and you want an original spot to spend the evening in Provence? Head to Marseille and the rooftop of La Friche la Belle de Mai. This 8000 m2 former tobacco factory hosts a slew of artistic and cultural events. Are you a movie buff? Enjoy the big screen under the stars with your friends! Sunbeds and a quirky atmosphere are guaranteed. Is it all about the bass and turntables? Concerts and DJ sets will make your ears pulse with pleasure. When we say rooftop, of course, we mean an amazing view over the town. Order a plate of tapas, a nice glass of wine, and Marseille is yours!
La Friche la Belle de Mai
41, rue Jobin 13003 Marseille
+33 (0)4 95 04 95 95
At Le Maquis at Le Prado
Exhausted by a day of shopping at Le Prado shopping centre in Marseille? Relax four floors up at Le Maquis, the new trendy rooftop in the Phocaean city. This cocktail garden’s green and cosy atmosphere is free to access and doesn’t need to be booked. Savour “japas” (Japanese tapas), concocted by Nanashi restaurant. Take your taste buds on a journey … and let yourself be tempted by the bar’s signature, original and tasty cocktails. Enjoy the view and take a break in the lounge atmosphere to the beat of resident DJs and local groups. Welcome to your new favourite rooftop in Provence!
41, boulevard Michelet
+33 (0)4 91 79 18 80
Taste La Dolce Vita
On the Terrace of Les Rives d’Or
Want to go out in Provence this summer? Tan on the rooftop of the Hotel Les Rives d’Or at Les Sablettes, in La Seyne-sur-Mer. At the end of the day, relax at the beautiful Le Georges terrace, the hotel’s rooftop lounge, and enjoy the clear view of the Bay of Tamaris. In the high season, you will have a front-row seat for watching fireworks light up the sky around you! In the meantime, let the flavours explode in your mouth thanks to one of the house’s sophisticated cocktails. A bit hungry? Savour the tastes of the South with an anchoïade, tapas or foie gras made in-house.
Le Georges – Rooftop de l’Hôtel Les Rives d’Or
2177, Corniche Georges Pompidou
Les Sablettes 83500 La Seyne Sur Mer
04 94 05 00 50
On the Roof of Europe
In Avignon, they dance on the bridges and beyond! Shimmy under the stars on the rooftop Le Toit de l’Europe, a magical and still confidential address, nestled in one of France’s oldest hotels. Move your hips to the turntables of famous DJs igniting the terrace until two in the morning. Regain your strength around a gourmet plancha and rehydrate with one of the divine cocktails shaken up by the Hotel bar team. Finally, treat yourself to a break to take in the magnificent panorama before you: the famous Place Crillon and the Palais des Papes. Le Toit de l’Europe, is THE place to be in Provence!
Le Toit de L’Europe
1A, rue Limas
+33 (0)4 90 14 76 76